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The Day My Son Was Taught “Bible” in a Public School

The Day My Son Was Taught “Bible” in a Public School

ClipboardI remember driving to Chili’s with my hands clenched on the steering wheel, knuckles turning white. It wasn’t the Abilene traffic (though I could write a blog post about Abilene drivers . . .) No. It was the story that was slowly, painfully unfolding as my son spoke. I was gently (I think) nudging him to reveal more and more about his day in fifth grade at a public elementary school. I was so angry by the time we reached Chili’s that it’s a wonder we didn’t get kicked out of the restaurant.
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Really Bad Bible Interpretation: The Alef Tav Sermon

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Really Bad Bible Interpretation: The Alef Tav Sermon

I’ve been a professor of Old Testament for twenty-one years now, and in my profession you run into some very strange and, often, ridiculous interpretations of the Bible. Continue reading Really Bad Bible Interpretation: The Alef Tav Sermon